Our DuPage County probate litigation attorneys will aggressively defend your rights in contested estates. We have extensive experience litigating probate claims and handling contested probate matters and trust disputes, and with excellent client service and comprehensive skills, our DuPage County contested estate attorneys will put you in the best position to succeed.
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Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.
Our DuPage County contested estate lawyers explain how probate claims work in the following companion article.
In probate cases, the administrator or executor of the estate is responsible for utilizing the assets of the deceased to pay for any liabilities of the state. If someone has a cause of action against the executor, they can file a claim against the estate. In this article, our DuPage County probate claims attorneys explain the deadline to file a probate claim and how to file a claim. We also explain the process for litigating a disputed probate claim and the priority in which probate claims must be paid.
In this companion blog article, our DuPage County probate litigation lawyers explain how the Illinois Dead Man"s Act impacts testimony in contested estates.
The Illinois Dead-Man’s Act is a statute that prevents parties to litigation from testifying about their own conversations with a deceased person if that conversation would provide evidence beneficial to the party testifying. We explain when the Dead-Man's Act applies in probate litigation, and exceptions to the Dead-Man's Act.